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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.